Now Accepting Submissions for the 2018 issue.

Submission Deadline is September 15, 2018.

The Central Dissent: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary academic journal housed in the University of Central Oklahoma’s Liberal Arts College, which is sponsored by UCO's Women’s Research Center as well as the BGLTQ+ Student Center, and published through New Plains Student Publishing.

The Central Dissent is currently accepting submissions for our second issue (2018). We are looking for high quality research, scholarly reviews, prose, poetry and artwork pertaining to gender and sexuality studies. Works may be submitted at

Find out more about the Women's Research Center and BGLTQ+ Student Center.